Publisher description for Essential echocardiography : a practical handbook with DVD / edited by Scott D. Solomon, with Bernard Bulwer ; foreword by Peter Libby.


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Essential Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook With DVD serves as today's premier practical guide to the understanding of the most commonly used cardiac imaging technique in the world. The perfect marriage between anatomy and physiology, the text covers emerging cardiac imaging technologies, advances in ultrasound technology, as well as new techniques and applications of cardiac ultrasound. In addition to the numerous echocardiographic images and dedicated illustrations in the text, this volume also provides a DVD containing moving images illustrating the major points in all chapters. The DVD also provides a unique introductory learning tool for the student, who is encouraged to view the DVD while reading the text. It also serves as a comprehensive visual encyclopedia for the more experienced sonographer. Essential Echocardiography: A Practical Handbook With DVD provides the physiological, anatomical, and diagnostic grounding for all students of cardiac ultrasound, as well as a sound basis for a more general understanding of cardiac imaging. This volume will be of great value to cardiologists in training and practice, internists, and cardiac sonographers.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Echocardiography.
Heart -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Echocardiography -- methods.